Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon & More Stars React To The Death Of Robin Gibb
First Published: May 21, 2012 2:56 PM EDT Credit: Getty Premium
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The celebrity community has reacted with sadness over the loss of Bee Gee Robin Gibb, who has died at the age of 62.
Justin Timberlake, who portrayed the late singer on “Saturday Night Live’s” “The Barry Gibb Talk Show” remember the music great on Twitter.
“We have lost a truly brilliant musician today. One of my idols. My heart goes out to the Gibb family in this time of sorrow…RIP Robin,” Justin wrote.
Jimmy Fallon, who played the late singer’s brother on the “SNL” sketch, also Tweeted about the Bee Gee’s death. “So happy that I got to tell Robin Gibb in person how much I loved him. He was a funny guy with an amazing voice. RIP our brother,” the talk show host wrote.
Celine Dion also released a statement about the singer’s passing, saying, “I’m very sad to hear the news about Robin Gibb’s passing and my prayers go out to all of his family. It was the greatest privilege and joy for me to work with the Bee Gees. Not only are they musical geniuses, but also the loveliest guys you could ever meet.”
Many more musicians and stars also remember the musician on Twitter.
Bruno Mars: R.I.P Robin Gibb.
Former Destiny Child’s member Michelle Williams: RIP Robin Gibb!! #EmotionsTakingMeOver (I’m so glad DC3 got the chance to remake that song)
Scissor Sisters front man Jake Shears: Robin Gibb. You are and forever will be a massive influence and inspiration. Rest in Peace
Bryan Adams: Robin Gibb RIP. Very sad to hear about yet another great singer dying too young.
Duran Duran: Sorry to hear about the passing of Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees. Our condolences to his friends and family.
“Rock of Ages” director Adam Shankman: RIP Robin Gibb!!! First Donna [Summer], now u. U gave me my first Saturday Night Fever, & it never came down. U 2 r (You too are) in that great disco in the sky.
Kris Jenner: Rest In Peace Robin Gibb… you brought us so much joy what an amazing talent!!
Carson Daly: Sad to hear about Robin Gibb. Cancer is robbing us of our loved ones way too often. We gotta beat this thing.
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